Chess.com's Weekly Study: January 8th 2017

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We will be posting a Weekly Study, courtesy of Yochanan Afek, Grandmaster for composing endgame studies. These challenging positions are designed to stimulate (and improve upon!) your creativity, depth of calculation, pattern recognition and pure imagination.

L. Silaev, 1978

Enjoy! 

Cypts1

My god. Very difficult one for me

Luke713

fp!

 

Nehaabbas092536
Umm so difficult I think bishop can come on the side of the queen or king
jason543

weekly puzzle!!!

 

jason543

took 2 tries

 

The_Chin_Of_Quinn

Excellent. Looking forward to these.

My main line was the 1...Bd2+ line and after 3...Bb4 I thought it was hopeless so I gave up. The swing between a8 and h1 is a really neat idea.